Olympic Regional Development Authority
|Formed||July 31, 1981|
|Jurisdiction||Management and promotion of three winter sports facilities: Lake Placid Olympic facilities, Gore Mountain, and Belleayre Mountain|
|Headquarters||NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority Olympic Center |
2634 Main St.
Lake Placid, NY 12946
The Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) is a New York State public benefit corporation, created by the State of New York to manage the facilities used after the 1980 Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid, New York.
ORDA is the only state-owned ski area organization in the United States. Destinations they operate include Whiteface Mountain, Gore Mountain, and Belleayre Mountain. ORDA operates the Olympic Center which houses ice skating, museum, event space, and offices for ORDA. It also operates the Olympic Sports Complex and Mount Van Hoevenberg located five miles from Lake Placid and the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex.
 On July 1, 1981, the New York State legislature (Article 8, Title 28, NYS Public Authorities Law) declared ORDA to maintain and operate all the Olympic sites of Lake Placid after the final 1980 winter Olympics.
In 1984 ORDA acquired Gore Mountain and added it to its portfolio.
 ORDA's consists of its President and CEO Michael Pratt along with 12 board of directors, they are:
- Kelly Cummings, Board Chair
- Bill Beaney
- Cliff Donaldson
- Eric Gertler (Designee - Steve Hunt)
- Thomas Keegan
- Andy Lack
- Art Lussi
- Betty Little
- Diane Munro
- Erik Kulleseid (Designee - Chris Pushkarsh)
- Basil Seggos (Designee - Jeff Stefanko)
- Elinor Tatum
- Adirondack Park Agency
- Agriculture & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund
- Development Authority of the North Country
- Hudson River-Black River Regulating District
- New York Racing Association
- New York State Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund Corporation
- New York Wine/Grape Foundation
- Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority
- United Nations Development Corporation